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2020 Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Speedster, Lambo Huracan EVO: New York Auto Show Recap 3

There were a lot of sport utility vehicles unveiled in New York, but there were a fair share of performance cars as well from Nissan, Porsche and Lamborghini, notably.

2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Brings Nostalgia to New York

2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary
The 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition takes the nameplate to a level that was unimaginable when it was first introduced 50 years ago. To celebrate the half-century of the GT-R, engineers challenged themselves to find undiscovered performance potential while still making sure the car can be enjoyed by drivers at any level.

Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition
The 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition takes the nameplate to a level that was unimaginable when it was first introduced 50 years ago. To celebrate the half-century of the GT-R, engineers challenged themselves to find undiscovered performance potential while still making sure the car can be enjoyed by drivers at any level.

The Nissan GT-R is a legend of the automotive industry and the 2020 GT-R 50th Anniversary highlights its history while dialing up the performance a little bit. New turbochargers are added along with a new Bayside Blue color taken from the Nissan R34 GT-R. It’s 3.8-liter V6 pumps out 565 horsepower which means the GT-R will be just as powerful and fast as we know it to be. The 2020 GT-R Track Edition also gets a range of improvements.

Learn more about the changes made to the 2020 Nissan GT-R here.

Porsche 911 Speedster Price and Details Announced in New York

Porsche 911 Speedster
Porsche 911 Speedster | Photo: Porsche

Porsche 911 Speedster New York Auto Show
2020 Porsche 911 Speedster | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

We already knew about the new Porsche 911 Speedster, but some details were missing such as pricing info and availability. Well, now we know. The latest 911 Speedster is priced at $275,000 and will be limited to 1,948 units, all of which have been sold. Powering the new Speedster is a 4.0-liter V8 engine with 502 horsepower and 346 pound-feet of torque taken from the Porsche 911 GT3. Oh, and there’s also a pretty cool limited edition Porsche Design watch that goes with it.

More on the new Porsche 911 Speedster.

Lambo Huracan EVO Coupe and Spyder Arrive in North America

Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder
Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder | Photo: Lamborghini

Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder
Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder | Photo: Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Huracan EVO Coupe and Spyder aren’t new. They debuted at the Geneva Motor Show back in March. The New York Auto Show was the North American premier of the new Lambo supercars, however. A powerful 5.2-liter V10 sends 640 horsepower to all four wheels.

Read more about the new Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder.

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